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Gilt-bronze Maitreya

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1629
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Maitreya, Sino-Tibetan, standing figure of Maitreya on a lotus throne, his right hand in Bhumisparsa mudra, his left hand holding a long stem supporting a lotus blossom, wearing a diaphanous robe with beaded decoration, with crested headpiece and rosette earrings, ht. 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Bodhisattvas, Buddhist eschatology, Iconography, Maitreya, Messianism, Mudra, Share International

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